The “coronavirus”/COVID-19 is gripping the world’s attention and while many people are asking how we got into this situation, ecologists shake their heads, because they have been predicting and warning the world for decades of potential global pandemics resulting, in part, from diminishing biodiversity—or numbers of different species of plants and animals. The COVID-19 virus isn’t the first pandemic, and it likely won’t be the last. The question is, how do we look down the road to protect ourselves from future pandemics?...